Originally Posted by bavaria100
I think Torsten Popp will get a wildcard. He has won the German Open in January. The winner of the German Open has always received a wildcard for this tournament in the past (for example Philipp Petschner last year).
Does anybody know that exactly? Somewhere I read, Torsten Popp would get a wild card for "a atp event in germany" - not especially for Hamburg. I think it would indeed make more sense to give the champion a wild card for halle on grass - as the championships are played in carpet and the winner often is someohne as horrible on clay as petzschner is.